Nursing

Amy Schutt, M.D. Joins Texas Fertility Center as a Reproductive Endocrinologist

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Tuesday, August 9, 2022 - 8:00am

According to Texas Fertility Center Medical Director Kaylen Silverberg, M.D., We have seen an increased demand for fertility treatment, and at Texas Fertility Center, we want to make sure we can provide care to everyone who seeks out our support.

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  • According to Texas Fertility Center Medical Director Kaylen Silverberg, M.D., We have seen an increased demand for fertility treatment, and at Texas Fertility Center, we want to make sure we can provide care to everyone who seeks out our support.
  • Amy Schutt, M.D., graduated from medical school at the Texas Tech University School of Medicine and was elected to AOA.
  • She is especially passionate about supporting patients with PCOS as well as providing LGBTQ fertility care and fertility preservation services, which are all services Texas Fertility Center offers.
  • Amy Schutt, M.D., is now accepting new patients at Texas Fertility Center.

iHealthScreen Inc. Provides A Telemedicine platform callMyDoctor™: An Android and iOS APP

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Tuesday, August 9, 2022 - 3:36am

callMyDoctor provides an Android and iOS app platform with telemedicine capabilities that enables patient scheduling, prescription, and the call recording facilities typically required for insurance reimbursement.

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  • callMyDoctor provides an Android and iOS app platform with telemedicine capabilities that enables patient scheduling, prescription, and the call recording facilities typically required for insurance reimbursement.
  • The apps can be downloaded and installed by users from standard app stores.
  • The callMyDoctor app can be used by primary or tertiary care physicians with no requirement for a long-term contract.
  • iHealthScreen company is open to partnerships for distribution and/or co-development of its products in various geographies.

NHC Announces $25 Million Stock Repurchase Program

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 10:28pm

National HealthCare Corporation (NYSE American: NHC), announces that its Board of Directors, at a regularly scheduled meeting, has authorized a new stock repurchase program.

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  • National HealthCare Corporation (NYSE American: NHC), announces that its Board of Directors, at a regularly scheduled meeting, has authorized a new stock repurchase program.
  • The program will allow for repurchases of up to $25 million of its common stock.
  • The stock repurchase plan replaces the stock repurchase plan previously approved by the Board of Directors on August 8, 2019, which expired on August 31, 2020.
  • Under the stock repurchase program, the Company may repurchase its common stock from time to time, in amounts and at prices the Company deems appropriate, subject to market conditions and other considerations.

HCA Healthcare to Donate up to $400,000 to Kentucky Flood Relief Efforts

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 9:30pm

Our thoughts are with those affected by the devastating floods in Kentucky, including our Galen nursing students and colleagues, said Sam Hazen, chief executive officer of HCA Healthcare.

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  • Our thoughts are with those affected by the devastating floods in Kentucky, including our Galen nursing students and colleagues, said Sam Hazen, chief executive officer of HCA Healthcare.
  • In addition to contributions to the American Red Cross and the Team Eastern Kentucky Flood Relief Fund, HCA Healthcare will provide at least $100,000 through in-kind donations, such as diapers and formula.
  • HCA Healthcare is also matching colleague gifts to relief efforts up to $50,000.
  • All references to Company, HCA and HCA Healthcare as used throughout this document refer to HCA Healthcare, Inc. and its affiliates.

Pennies by the Inch® Celebrates a Century of Helping Kids at Intermountain Primary Children’s Hospital

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 8:46pm

Pennies by the Inch has endeared generations of children to Primary Childrens Hospital and created lifelong stewards of the hospital, said Janet DeWolfe, executive director of the Intermountain Foundation at Primary Childrens Hospital.

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  • Pennies by the Inch has endeared generations of children to Primary Childrens Hospital and created lifelong stewards of the hospital, said Janet DeWolfe, executive director of the Intermountain Foundation at Primary Childrens Hospital.
  • All donations to Pennies by the Inch benefit the area of greatest need at Primary Childrens Hospital, which is bringing critical care expertise to patients such as two-year-old Belle.
  • Its amazing to me to think that Pennies by the Inch is celebrating 100 years or 36,500 days of helping families like mine at Primary Childrens Hospital.
  • More information about how to give to Pennies by the Inch, start a fundraiser, and help patients at Primary Childrens Hospital is at PenniesByTheInch.org .

Loopback Analytics Partners with the University of Louisville to Enhance Specialty Pharmacy Services

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 8:57pm

DALLAS, Aug. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --Loopback Analytics, a leading provider of population health analytics for hospitals and health systems, is pleased to announce a new partnership with the University of Louisville (UofL Health).

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  • DALLAS, Aug. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --Loopback Analytics, a leading provider of population health analytics for hospitals and health systems, is pleased to announce a new partnership with the University of Louisville (UofL Health).
  • UofL Health is a fully integrated regional academic health system, and this partnership will bring advanced data insights and access to their Specialty Pharmacy that serves the state of Kentucky.
  • "UofL Health is thrilled to work with Loopback to enhance our specialty pharmacy efforts and maximize opportunities for improved patient-centered care", said Chelsea Maier, Specialty Pharmacy Manager at UofL Health.
  • "Loopback is excited to be partnering with a network like UofL Health," said Neil Smiley, Loopback Analytics CEO.

WGU Re-envisions Health Care Higher Education, Redesigns and Renames Health Care College

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 6:37pm

Combined, these efforts will allow WGU to expand its support of workforce equity and health care at scale across the United States.

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  • Combined, these efforts will allow WGU to expand its support of workforce equity and health care at scale across the United States.
  • Transformation of the U.S. health care industry will require scalable and successful educational solutions, said Scott Pulsipher, WGUs president.
  • The Schools new design aims to have the same impact on other areas of health care education that it has had in nursing.
  • The Leavitt School of Healthformerly the College of Health Professionslaunched in 2006 shortly after Leavitt was appointed as Secretary of Health.

Netsmart Announces the Skilled Nursing Industry’s Only Data Analytics Solution with a Complete View of Claims, MDS and Staffing

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 6:00pm

Netsmart announced today it has acquired CORE Analytics , the industry-leading skilled nursing facility (SNF) claims data analytics offering from Zimmet Healthcare.

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  • Netsmart announced today it has acquired CORE Analytics , the industry-leading skilled nursing facility (SNF) claims data analytics offering from Zimmet Healthcare.
  • With the addition of Core Analytics, Netsmart Simple is now the only solution suite in the market capable of calculating quality measures and Five-Star ratings leveraging Minimum Data Set (MDS), Payroll-Based Journaling (PBJ) and UB-04 claims data.
  • The Netsmart and CORE teams share a mutual dedication to providing data solutions to inform and equip business decisions, said Netsmart CEO Mike Valentine.
  • This commonality of values will further scale the Netsmart data suite to better support and help skilled nursing facilities thrive with transforming payment models.

iHealthScreen Inc. Introduces An Automated Stroke Prediction Model, based on AI and Color Fundus Imaging

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 5:12pm

iPredictTM late Stroke prediction model provides a fully automated prediction score for incident stroke and identifies the individuals who are at risk of stroke within 5-years.

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  • iPredictTM late Stroke prediction model provides a fully automated prediction score for incident stroke and identifies the individuals who are at risk of stroke within 5-years.
  • These results were presented at the international conference: Society for Brain Mapping and Therapeutics World Congress and show that the prediction model may help prevent stroke, saving millions of people from death or disability.
  • Once high-resolution images of the patients eyes have been captured using a color fundus camera and submitted to the iPredictTM AI System, the stroke prediction results are available in a fully automated report in less than 60 seconds.
  • This prediction model offers an overall accuracy of 82.4% for identifying an individual at risk of having an incident stroke within 5-years.